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Monday, February 18, 2019

First Temple U. School grad hired by St. Luke’s Network

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Marissa Cohen Zwiebel, MD, a new emergency room physician at St. Luke’s Monroe Campus, is a familiar face to many at St. Luke’s University Health Network. She was a student in the first class to graduate from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University-St. Luke’s University Health Network in May 2015.

After graduation, Dr. Zwiebel completed her three-year residency in emergency medicine at St. Luke’s. Now she and her husband, whom she met while she was in medical school,...

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy opens new Northampton location

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy - Northampton has relocated to a larger facility, Suites D and E, 1825 Franklin St., Northampton.

It’s one of more than 60 facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated by Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

Good Shepherd Physical Therapy - Northampton offers rehabilitation services, from vestibular rehabilitation to headache therapy. Additional rehabilitation specialties include back-neck injuries, concussions, neurological conditions and...

Geisinger St. Luke’s to fill 200 jobs at facility in 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital, under construction near Orwigsburg, Berks County, and scheduled to open next year, is expected to fill 200 jobs.

Permanent positions paying family-sustaining wages and benefits include doctors, nurses, technicians and other workers. All are needed to provide the inpatient care, surgery, radiology, lab and additional services the 80-bed hospital will feature, including an emergency department, medical-surgical suites and an intensive care unit.

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Health-care information

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers programs in the health-care field at LCCC campuses in Allentown and Tamaqua.

Free health-care information sessions are: 5 p.m. Jan. 24, March 21 and May 9, and 9 a.m. Feb. 13, April 10 and June 5.

Courses include “Community Health Worker,” “EKG Technician and CPR Training,” “Medical Office Administrator” and “Nurse Aide Orientation.

Pre-registration is required by calling 610-799-1669.

Roller-skating grandmother back on her feet at St. Luke’s

Friday, January 18, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

At 57, Barbara DiMarcantonio of Martins Creek, Northampton County, knew enough to wear wrist guards when on New Year’s Eve one year ago she went to the roller rink with her granddaughter. But her skate hit something sticky or slippery on the floor, and instead of falling on her arms, her legs splayed apart.

“It sounds pretty benign,” said orthopedic surgeon Nicholas Avallone, MD of St. Luke’s University Health Network Orthopedic Care. “But she fell the wrong way and suffered a...

Christkindlmarkt 2018 set record of 90,000 visitors

Friday, January 4, 2019 by The Press in Business Showcase

More than 90,000 visitors attended Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem, the holiday marketplace at SteelStacks in Bethlehem weekends from Nov. 15-Dec. 23, setting a new attendance record for the event. Total 2018 attendance was 92,297, up nearly four percent over the previous record of 88,923 set in 2017.

Celebrating its 26th year, Christkindlmarkt included a record number of artisans and vendors, more than 200 in all, including 48 who were at the market for the first time.

There were...